Pearl Nelson (Schooner)New Bedford Whaling Museum, Research Library1 v. (180 p.)Log, several unknown keepers, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Atlantic Ocean. Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, dividing whale catches with whaling vessels the schooner Mary E. Simmons and the bark Greyhound, death at sea, punishment on ship, and hurricane blowing off ship's figurehead; and whale stamps, inventories of whale oil and bone, and list of whales seen on voyage. Other places represented include Barbados, Cape Verde, Dominica, Faial, Saint Lucia, and Norfolk, Va.Contact InformationCatalog Record
James D. Thompson (Bark)New Bedford Whaling Museum - Kendall Institute1 v. (186 p.)Log/journal, kept by Capt. Waterman, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans and Okhotsk Sea. Includes descriptions of types of whales and walrus seen or caught, death at sea from smallpox, and indigenous people; whale stamps, accounts, inventories of whale oil and bone, and list of ships seen. Other places represented include Cocos Island, Hilo, Oahu, and Port Stanley.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Williams, Thomas W.Nantucket Historical Association1 envelope.Data book compiled by Williams from the books in the Commercial Reading Room [of Nantucket] and reports in the Nantucket Inquirer, 1828-1829, including information relating to ships and cargoes involved in the whale fishery, primarily out of Nantucket and New Bedford, Mass., New London, Conn., and Sag Harbor, N.Y., including names of ships, tonnage, masters, cargoes of whale oil, sperm and bone, sales, prices received, and numbers and destinations of ships that sailed from New Bedford and New London. Also includes two histories of whaling and an extended abstract from the log of William Scoresby's voyage to Greenland in 1822.Contact InformationCatalog Record
New London County Historical Society1 v."Arrivals & Produce of the Whale Fishery in the United States, 1838-1840." At back: Departures of whaling vessels for 1838-1840. Lists names of vessels and masters.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Charles (Ship : 1817-1855)New Bedford Whaling Museum - Research Library1 v. (95 p.)Log, kept by George Snow Cleveland, relating to a whaling voyage to the South Pacific Ocean. Includes illustrations, verse, inventory of whale oil and bone, list of whales seen or taken with names of crew, list of ships spoken to, abstract of voyage, and list of ships owned in New Bedford.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Minnesota (Bark)New Bedford Whaling Museum - Kendall Institute1 v. (350 p.)Log/journal, kept by Pierce, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic Ocean. Includes descriptions of ship leaking water during short voyage from Boston, Mass., to Buenos Aires, Argentina, and back; and coordinates, list of whales sighted, and inventories of whale oil and bone for the ship Rainbow. Other places reresented include Montevideo and Saint Martin.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Europa (Ship : 1842-1845)New Bedford Whaling Museum - Research Library1 v. (157 p.)Log, kept by Ezra Fitch, relating to a whaling voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Includes inventory of whale oil and bone.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Constitution (Ship)Nantucket Historical Association1 v.Log/journal, kept by Joy, for a whaling voyage to the South Pacific. Includes colored illustrations (7 p.) of whaleship signal flags (Nantucket, New Bedford, and Fairhaven); description of the ship's tow to Edgartown, Mass., by steamer Telegraph; and lists of whales seen, ships spoken, and oil stowed.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Perry family.Nantucket Historical Association1 envelope.Family papers, including receipts for labor on ships. Persons represented include William Howland Perry, captain of New Bedford, Mass., bark Cachalot.Contact InformationCatalog Record
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